Trump Fires Back At Warren: She’s A ‘Fraud’ And A ‘Racist’!

June 27, 2016 1:56 p.m.

Donald Trump said Monday that Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) was a “fraud” and a “racist,” escalating his attacks on the senator’s Native American heritage after she appeared on the campaign trail with Democrat Hillary Clinton for the first time.

“I hope that she’s selected as the vice-presidential running mate. I will speak very openly about her if she is,” Trump told NBC News. “She is one of the least productive senators in the United States Senate. We call her Pocahontas for a reason.”

Warren appeared alongside Clinton at a rally in Cincinnati, Ohio earlier in the day, where Clinton praised her for standing up to the businessman.

“She said she’s 5 percent Native American. She was unable to prove it. She used the fact that she was Native American to advance her career,” Trump said, as quoted by NBC News. “Elizabeth Warren is a total fraud. I know it. Other people who work with her know it. Elizabeth Warren is a total fraud.”

“She made up her heritage which I think is racist,” he continued. “I think she’s a racist actually, because what she did was very racist.”

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